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The KIN Team

Davide Nicolini
Davide Nicolini, Professor of Organisation Studies at Warwick Business School

Davide co-directs the IKON Research Centre and co-ordinates the Practice, Process and Institution Research Programme and the KIN network. Davide's specialist areas include practice-based approaches to the study of knowing, learning and change in organisations; innovation process in healthcare and other complex environments; advancement of action-based approaches to learning and change.

Erica Hurley
Erica Hurley, People Coordinator, Account Manager and Facilitator for KIN

Erica Hurley is the people coordinator, account manager and faciliator for the KIN network. Leading special interest groups, events and activities around 'strategic leadership', 'cultural change', 'networking', 'communities of practice', 'global virtual teams' and 'social network analysis'. She is an experienced International HR manager, facilitator and coach with extensive skills grown over more than 30 years in a variety of operating business in commercial, public and voluntary sectors. Her powerful combination of HR, brand and cultural change experience combined with her passion for people and relationships led her to qualify as an NLP Master Trainer. She applies this approach to all areas of her work including knowledge management, organisational change, coaching, mediation and advanced communications.

Debbie Lawley
Debbie Lawley, KIN Facilitator

Debbie Lawley leads on strategic and organisational change events and initiatives. Her personal contribution is in the areas of cross-cultural leadership, learning and training strategies, organisational learning and development, performance improvement and corporate collaboration. Debbie is also the CEO at WillowDNA, where she combines her organisational learning and Knowledge Management background in high growth technical businesses with her business skills and sensitivity to learner experience. She specialises in online learning approaches and strategies and focusing on the creation of effective learning ecosystems.

Nancy Kinder
Nancy Kinder, KIN Facilitator

Nancy Kinder was a former KIN member, during her 11 years as a Global KNowledge Manager at Cadbury/Kraft/Mondelez. She has built up over 50 knowledge sharing communities, throughout mergers, acquisitions and confirmed the millions of pounds worth of value their collaborative working delivered. Independent for 6 years, she supports both internal and external communities accelerating the value for both members and the organisation.

Mike Norton
Mike Norton, KIN Facilitator

Michael is responsible for leading on all matters around social media and the use of technology to support communities. Michael is an experienced knowledge professional who has been involved with both the communities of practice and knowledge hub platforms for many years and is well regarded in this field. His particular focus is on communities of practice incorporating Knowledge Sharing, Web 2.0 technologies and social media.

Steve Goodwin
Dr Steve Goodwin

Steve has worked with KIN since 2005. A 20-year career moving from electronics engineer to senior management positions in major organisations followed by another 20 years teaching and researching (mostly Knowledge Management) in the academic world (Bath and Warwick).

Phil Ridout
Phil Ridout

Philip has been actively involved with KIN for 15 years since he was part of the Knowledge Management team at Mars. Now a Google 'product expert' he advises on and helps to manage KIN's Google-based websites and use of Google Docs and Google Drive.